IXcellerate and Telia Carrier announce enhanced connectivity options at Moscow site

October 24, 2018, Moscow. IXcellerate a leading commercial data center operator in Russia, announced today that Telia Carrier, the world’s #1 Internet backbone, has completed a major network expansion project at their Moscow data center. Following the upgrade, customers in the facility now have access to Telia Carrier’s full portfolio of IP and transport services, including recent innovations such as Cloud Connect and IX Connect (remote peering).

Telia Carrier initial Point-of-Presence (PoP) at IXcellerate’s data center went live back in 2014, making it one of the very first operators at the Moscow One site.

The evolution of IT services, a growing demand for virtual resources and workflows, together with the risingcpopularity of public cloud solutions has compelled Telia Carrier to expand its infrastructure and compound its presence in the Russian market.

‘When we deployed our equipment in the Moscow One site four years ago, we knew that we were leaving ample headroom for future growth. Today, IXcellerate is one of the market leaders in Russia. With the launch of new services, such as Cloud Connect and IX Connect, and growing customer demand at IXcellerate Moscow One, we have increased our cooperation further and upgraded our Russian infrastructure accordingly,‘ said Henrik Almroth, Telia Carrier.

IXcellerate CEO Guy Willner continues, ‘The modernization of Telia’s infrastructure and the expanded service portfolio at the IXcellerate Moscow One site proves once again that one of the main reasons customers come to data centers today – is high connectivity and 24/7 availability. We are extremely pleased that such a large global operator as Telia Carrier has not only become part of our ecosystem, but is also constantly growing and providing our customers with new services.’


Telia Carrier:
Rickard Bäcklin, VP Brand & Marketing, Telia Carrier, +46-72-2368327,

Dina Nurkaeva, Director of Strategic Marketing at IXcellerate,
dn@ixcellerate.ru, phone +7 915 234 85 30

About Telia Carrier
Telia Carrier owns and operates one of the world’s most extensive fiber backbones. Our mission is to provide exceptional network infrastructure and services – empowering individuals, businesses and societies to execute their most critical activities. By working close to our customers, we make big ideas happen at the speed of fiber. Discover more at arelion.com.

About IXcellerate
IXcellerate is leading Russian Tier III commercial datacenter operator in
Moscow. The company offers personalized colocation solutions of scalable, ondemand capacity with 99.999% SLA.

IXcellerate’s customers are multinational corporations, international financial
institutions, large trading companies, on-line service providers and ITcompanies, leading telecom operators and other organizations processing large quantities of data. The headquarters is located in London.